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'''David Bryant Lowry'''
'''David Bryant Lowry'''
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Section of Integrative Biology ⋅ 1 University Station C0930
 
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The University of Texas at Austin ⋅ Austin, TX 78712
 
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E-mail: davidbryantlowry@gmail.com ⋅ Phone: 908-723-3534
 
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Website: http://openwetware.org/wiki/User:Lowry ⋅ Twitter: @DavidBLowry
 
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Married to Sheril Kirshenbaum
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Section of Integrative Biology
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1 University Station C0930
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The University of Texas at Austin
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Austin, TX 78712
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E-mail: davidbryantlowry@gmail.com
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Phone: 908-723-3534
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Website: http://openwetware.org/wiki/User:Lowry
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Twitter: @DavidBLowry
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'''Education'''
'''Education'''
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2004 - 2010 Ph.D. Duke University. Program in Genetics and Genomics
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2004 - 2010 Ph.D. Duke University.  
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Program in Genetics and Genomics
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Advisor: John Willis
Advisor: John Willis
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1997 - 2001 B.S. University of California, Berkeley. Genetics and Plant Biology
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1997 - 2001 B.S. University of California, Berkeley.  
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Genetics and Plant Biology
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High Honors - College of Natural Resources
High Honors - College of Natural Resources
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'''Publications'''
'''Publications'''
''Peer reviewed papers:''
''Peer reviewed papers:''
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Lowry D. B., K. D. Behrman, P. Grabowski, G. P. Morris, J. R. Kiniry, T. E. Juenger.  Local and climatic adaptations across the ''Panicum virgatum'' species complex.  ''In review''
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Sexton J. P., M. B. Hufford, A. Bateman, D. B. Lowry, H. Meimberg, S. Y. Strauss, K. J. Rice. Mechanisms generating species range limits: Inference from patterns of gene flow and abundance across a species' range. ''In review'' 
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Lowry, D. B., C. T. Purmal, T. E. Juenger. A population genetic transect of ''Panicum hallii'' (Poaceae). American Journal of Botany ''In revision'' 
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Wright, K. M., D. Lloyd, D. B. Lowry, M. R. Macnair, J. H. Willis. Indirect evolution of hybrid lethality due to linkage with selected locus in Mimulus guttatus. ''provisionally accepted''
Lowry, D. B. (2012) Ecotypes and the controversy over stages in the formation of new
Lowry, D. B. (2012) Ecotypes and the controversy over stages in the formation of new
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Lowry, D. B. (2010) Landscape evolutionary genomics. Biology Letters 6: 502-504.
Lowry, D. B. (2010) Landscape evolutionary genomics. Biology Letters 6: 502-504.
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Hall M. C., D. B. Lowry, J. H. Willis. (2010) Is local adaptation in Mimulus guttatus
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caused by trade-offs at individual loci? Molecular Ecology 19: 2739-2753.
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Hall M. C., D. B. Lowry, J. H. Willis. (2010) Is local adaptation in ''Mimulus guttatus'' caused by trade-offs at individual loci? Molecular Ecology19: 2739-2753
Wu, C. A., D. B. Lowry, L. I. Nutter, J. H. Willis. (2010) Natural variation for drought
Wu, C. A., D. B. Lowry, L. I. Nutter, J. H. Willis. (2010) Natural variation for drought
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(2008). Mimulus is an emerging model system for the integration of ecological and
(2008). Mimulus is an emerging model system for the integration of ecological and
genomic studies. Heredity 100: 220-230.
genomic studies. Heredity 100: 220-230.
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''Book chapters and commentaries:''
''Book chapters and commentaries:''
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Lowry D. B. and R. Hopkins. (2013) “Speciation and Natural Selection.” In The
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Princeton Guide to Evolution, edited by Jonathan Losos. Princeton, NJ: Princeton
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University Press. ''In press''
Lowry D. B. (2012) Local adaptation in the model plant. New Phytologist. 194: 888-
Lowry D. B. (2012) Local adaptation in the model plant. New Phytologist. 194: 888-
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890.
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Lowry D. B. and R. Hopkins. (2012) “Speciation and Natural Selection.” In The
 
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Princeton Guide to Evolution, edited by Jonathan Losos. Princeton, NJ: Princeton
 
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University Press. In press
 
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''Manuscripts in preparation:''
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''Editorials and Guest Blog Posts''
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Lowry, D. B., T. Logan, L. Santuari, C. Hardtke, J. Richards, J. McKay, S. Sen, T. E.
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Juenger. eQTL mapping of drought responsive gene expression in the Tsu x Kas mapping
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population of Arabidopsis thaliana. Intended for submission to PLoS Genetics.
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Lowry D. B., C. T. Purmal, E. Meyer, S. Taylor, T. E. Juenger. A population genetic
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transect of Panicum hallii across Texas and the southwestern United States. Intended for
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submission to Molecular Ecology.
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Meyer E., M. J. Aspinwall, D. B. Lowry, J. D. Palacio-Mejía, T. L. Logan T. E. Juenger.
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Profiling physiological, transcriptional, and metabolomic responses to drought stress in
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switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). Intended for submission to The Plant Cell.
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Wright K. M., D. Lloyd, D. B. Lowry, M. R. Macnair, J. H. Willis. Indirect evolution of
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hybrid lethality due to linkage with selected locus in Mimulus guttatus. In revision for
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new submission to PLoS Biology.
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Sexton J. P., M. B. Hufford, A. Bateman, D. B. Lowry, H. Meimberg, J. H. Willis, S. Y.
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Strauss, K. J. Rice. Gene flow and genetic variation between climate limits: testing
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species range theory. In revision for new submission to Molecular Ecology.
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'''Editorials and Guest Blog Posts'''
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2011 By the numbers: Is basic research worth it? (with Sheril R. Kirshenbaum)
2011 By the numbers: Is basic research worth it? (with Sheril R. Kirshenbaum)
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part of a campaign by a coalition of scientists that successfully defeated a
part of a campaign by a coalition of scientists that successfully defeated a
bill (SB624) aimed at removing serpentine as the state rock of California.
bill (SB624) aimed at removing serpentine as the state rock of California.
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'''Honors and Awards'''
'''Honors and Awards'''
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2010 W. D. Hamilton Outstanding Presentation Award (Honorable Mention)
2010 W. D. Hamilton Outstanding Presentation Award (Honorable Mention)
International Evolution Society Conference. Portland, OR
International Evolution Society Conference. Portland, OR
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2007 Best student talk, Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics
2007 Best student talk, Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics
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2006 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship (Honorable Mention)
2006 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship (Honorable Mention)
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2001 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, UC Berkeley
2001 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, UC Berkeley
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Grants and Fellowships
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'''Grants and Fellowships'''
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2013 Joint Genome Institute (DOE) Community Sequencing Program.
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“Resequencing diverse collections and mapping resources for Panicum
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hallii.” PI: Thomas Juenger. David Lowry listed as a Co-PI.
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2011-2013 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture AFRI Postdoctoral
2011-2013 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture AFRI Postdoctoral
Fellowship. $130,000
Fellowship. $130,000
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2010 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Bioinformatics Course Scholarship. $1000
2010 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Bioinformatics Course Scholarship. $1000
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2007-2010 NSF Environmental Genomics Grant (EF-0723814): “Ecological
2007-2010 NSF Environmental Genomics Grant (EF-0723814): “Ecological
genomics of drought adaptation in Mimulus.” Conceived and conducted
genomics of drought adaptation in Mimulus.” Conceived and conducted
research that formed the proposal, and co-wrote grant. PhD advisor John
research that formed the proposal, and co-wrote grant. PhD advisor John
Willis listed as PI. $866,802
Willis listed as PI. $866,802
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2007-2009 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DEB-0710094). $11,943
2007-2009 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DEB-0710094). $11,943
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2005 Duke University International Travel Grant. $2500
2005 Duke University International Travel Grant. $2500
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2004-2006 NIH Graduate Student Fellowship in Genetics at Duke University
2004-2006 NIH Graduate Student Fellowship in Genetics at Duke University
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2000 Howard Hughes Undergraduate Fellowship. $4000
2000 Howard Hughes Undergraduate Fellowship. $4000
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2000 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid. $900
2000 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid. $900
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1999 NSF Research experience for undergraduates
1999 NSF Research experience for undergraduates
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'''Presentations'''
'''Presentations'''
''Invited talks:''
''Invited talks:''
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2012 California State University, Monterey Bay. Division of Science and  Environmental Policy. Seaside, CA.
2012 “Natural Selection in the Wild: From Genotype to Phenotype” American Society
2012 “Natural Selection in the Wild: From Genotype to Phenotype” American Society
of Naturalists Vice-Presidential Symposium. International Evolution Society
of Naturalists Vice-Presidential Symposium. International Evolution Society
Conference. Ottawa, Canada.
Conference. Ottawa, Canada.
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2012 University of California, Davis. Department of Viticulture and Enology.
2012 University of California, Davis. Department of Viticulture and Enology.
Davis, CA.
Davis, CA.
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2011 Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics Gordon Research Conference. University
2011 Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics Gordon Research Conference. University
of New England, Biddeford, ME
of New England, Biddeford, ME
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2011 University of Toronto. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department. Toronto,
2011 University of Toronto. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department. Toronto,
Ontario, Canada
Ontario, Canada
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2011 University of Arizona. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Tucson, AZ
2011 University of Arizona. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Tucson, AZ
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2011 California State University, Chico. Biology weekly seminar. Chico, CA
2011 California State University, Chico. Biology weekly seminar. Chico, CA
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2009 “The Origin of Species 150 years after Darwin” symposium, Japanese
2009 “The Origin of Species 150 years after Darwin” symposium, Japanese
Society for Evolutionary Studies. Sapporo, Japan
Society for Evolutionary Studies. Sapporo, Japan
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2009 University of Virginia EEBio Seminar. Charlottesville, VA
2009 University of Virginia EEBio Seminar. Charlottesville, VA
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2009 University of California, Berkeley Ecolunch Seminar. Berkeley, CA
2009 University of California, Berkeley Ecolunch Seminar. Berkeley, CA
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2009 University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA
2009 University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA
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2007 Ecological Genomics Symposium. Kansas City, MO
2007 Ecological Genomics Symposium. Kansas City, MO
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''Contributed talks and posters:''
''Contributed talks and posters:''
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2012 USDA NIFA Fellows Meeting. Washington, D.C.
2012 Plant and Animal Genomes Conference. San Diego, CA
2012 Plant and Animal Genomes Conference. San Diego, CA
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2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX
2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX
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2010 International Evolution Society Conference. Portland, OR
2010 International Evolution Society Conference. Portland, OR
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2010 Plant and Animal Genomes Conference. San Diego, CA
2010 Plant and Animal Genomes Conference. San Diego, CA
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2009 Ecological & Evolutionary Functional Genomics. Gordon Conference. Tilton, NH
2009 Ecological & Evolutionary Functional Genomics. Gordon Conference. Tilton, NH
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2008 International Evolution Society Conference. Minneapolis, MN
2008 International Evolution Society Conference. Minneapolis, MN
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2007 Joint Conference of Botany and Plant Biology. Chicago, IL
2007 Joint Conference of Botany and Plant Biology. Chicago, IL
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2007 Mimulus community meeting. Durham, NC
2007 Mimulus community meeting. Durham, NC
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2007 Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics Retreat. Nags Head, NC
2007 Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics Retreat. Nags Head, NC
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2006 Genetics of Speciation Conference. Vancouver, BC, Canada
2006 Genetics of Speciation Conference. Vancouver, BC, Canada
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2006 International Evolution Society Conference. Stony Brook, NY
2006 International Evolution Society Conference. Stony Brook, NY
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'''Professional Experience'''
'''Professional Experience'''
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2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow. Landscape evolutionary genomics in switchgrass.
2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow. Landscape evolutionary genomics in switchgrass.
University of Texas at Austin PI:Thomas Juenger
University of Texas at Austin PI:Thomas Juenger
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2004-2010 Graduate Student. Adaptation and speciation in monkeyflower.
2004-2010 Graduate Student. Adaptation and speciation in monkeyflower.
Duke University PI:John Willis
Duke University PI:John Willis
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2004 Field Assistant. Predator exclusion effects on food web ecology.
2004 Field Assistant. Predator exclusion effects on food web ecology.
University of Montana, Missoula PI:John Maron
University of Montana, Missoula PI:John Maron
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2004 Field Assistant. Tropical fish and stream ecosystem ecology in Venezuela.
2004 Field Assistant. Tropical fish and stream ecosystem ecology in Venezuela.
Cornell University PI:Alex Flecker
Cornell University PI:Alex Flecker
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2003 Postgraduate Researcher. Invasive salt marsh plant population genetics.
2003 Postgraduate Researcher. Invasive salt marsh plant population genetics.
University of California, Davis PI:Donald Strong
University of California, Davis PI:Donald Strong
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2002-2003 Field Assistant. Landscape ecology and pollinator service of native bees.
2002-2003 Field Assistant. Landscape ecology and pollinator service of native bees.
Princeton/UC Davis PI:Claire Kremen/Neal Williams
Princeton/UC Davis PI:Claire Kremen/Neal Williams
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2002 Postgraduate Researcher. Plant nitrogen fixation and herbivore ecology.
2002 Postgraduate Researcher. Plant nitrogen fixation and herbivore ecology.
University of California, Davis PI:Chris van Kessel/Thomas Juenger
University of California, Davis PI:Chris van Kessel/Thomas Juenger
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1998-2001 Laboratory and Field Assistant. Plant evolutionary ecology.
1998-2001 Laboratory and Field Assistant. Plant evolutionary ecology.
UC Berkeley/Bodega Marine Reserve PI: Ellen Simms/John Maron
UC Berkeley/Bodega Marine Reserve PI: Ellen Simms/John Maron
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'''Teaching and Mentoring Experience'''
'''Teaching and Mentoring Experience'''
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''Undergraduate Teaching:''
''Undergraduate Teaching:''
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2007 AIDS and Emerging Diseases in Africa Duke University
2007 AIDS and Emerging Diseases in Africa Duke University
Instructor: Sherryl Broverman
Instructor: Sherryl Broverman
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2006, 2008 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Duke University
2006, 2008 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Duke University
Instructor: Kathleen Smith
Instructor: Kathleen Smith
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1999-2000 Biology 1B Field Ecology Section UC Berkeley
1999-2000 Biology 1B Field Ecology Section UC Berkeley
Instructor: Mike Moser
Instructor: Mike Moser
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''Invited Guest Lectures/Discussion:''
''Invited Guest Lectures/Discussion:''
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2011 Evolutionary Genetics University of Colorado, Boulder
2011 Evolutionary Genetics University of Colorado, Boulder
Instructor: Patrik Nosil
Instructor: Patrik Nosil
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2010 Graduate Ecology and Evolution North Carolina State University
2010 Graduate Ecology and Evolution North Carolina State University
Instructor: Marc Johnson
Instructor: Marc Johnson
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2007 Education Outreach Presentations Northwest High School, Lenexa, KS
2007 Education Outreach Presentations Northwest High School, Lenexa, KS
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''Mentoring Programs:''
''Mentoring Programs:''
2009 Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer undergraduate mentorship
2009 Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer undergraduate mentorship
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2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer precollege mentorship
2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer precollege mentorship
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2007 Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) for minority undergraduates
2007 Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) for minority undergraduates
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''Students Mentored:''
''Students Mentored:''
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2012 Jacob Heiling The University of Texas at Austin
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2012 Jacob Heiling, The University of Texas at Austin
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2011 Tiffany Liu The University of Texas at Austin
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2011 Ashley Asmus The University of Texas at Austin
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2011 Daniel Dillon The University of Texas at Austin
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2010-2011 Colin Purmal The University of Texas at Austin
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2009-2010 Por Tangwancharoen Duke University
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2008-2009 Zhirui Zhu Duke University
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2007-2010 Calvin Sheng Duke University
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2007-2009 Laura Nutter Duke University
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2008 Nettie McMiller Jordan High School, Durham, NC
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2007 Mike Yan Duke University
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2007 Porsha Andrews Winston Salem University
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''Service and Outreach''
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2011 Tiffany Liu, The University of Texas at Austin
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2011 Ashley Asmus, The University of Texas at Austin
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2011 Daniel Dillon, The University of Texas at Austin
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2010-2011 Colin Purmal, The University of Texas at Austin
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2009-2010 Por Tangwancharoen, Duke University
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2008-2009 Zhirui Zhu, Duke University
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2007-2010 Calvin Sheng, Duke University
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2007-2009 Laura Nutter, Duke University
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2008 Nettie McMiller, Jordan High School, Durham, NC
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2007 Mike Yan, Duke University
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2007 Porsha Andrews, Winston Salem University
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'''Service and Outreach'''
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2012 Proposal Reviewer: NSF DEB
2011 Proposal Reviewer: Texas Natural Science Center's "Evolution in Action"
2011 Proposal Reviewer: Texas Natural Science Center's "Evolution in Action"
museum exhibit (NSF-BEACON)
museum exhibit (NSF-BEACON)
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2010-2011 Web Host: Texas Switchgrass Collaborative Wiki page
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2010-2012 Web Host: Texas Switchgrass Collaborative Wiki page
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2010 Symposia Co-Organizer: “The Population Genetics of Development”
2010 Symposia Co-Organizer: “The Population Genetics of Development”
European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology Conference
European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology Conference
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2010 Guest Blogger: Discover Magazine: The Intersection
2010 Guest Blogger: Discover Magazine: The Intersection
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2008 Collaborator: Building Opportunities and Overtures in Science and
2008 Collaborator: Building Opportunities and Overtures in Science and
Technology, a program for introducing middle school students to science
Technology, a program for introducing middle school students to science
in Durham, NC
in Durham, NC
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2007-2008 Czar: Duke Population Biology Seminar Series
2007-2008 Czar: Duke Population Biology Seminar Series
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2006-2010 Web Host: Mimulus Community Wiki page
2006-2010 Web Host: Mimulus Community Wiki page
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2005-2009 Education Collaborator: Provided plant material for Bio. 26 at Duke
2005-2009 Education Collaborator: Provided plant material for Bio. 26 at Duke
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2005-2009 Organizer: Mimulus seed collection center
2005-2009 Organizer: Mimulus seed collection center
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2005-2006 Chairperson: Duke Biology Department Steering Committee
2005-2006 Chairperson: Duke Biology Department Steering Committee
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2005-2006 Organizer: Duke Graduate Student Symposium
2005-2006 Organizer: Duke Graduate Student Symposium
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2004-2005 Representative: Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council
2004-2005 Representative: Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council
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'''Reviewer'''
'''Reviewer'''
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Evolution (9), Molecular Ecology (8), New Phytologist (8), American Journal of Botany
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Evolution (11), Molecular Ecology (9), New Phytologist (8), Genetics (2), American Journal of Botany
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(1), The American Naturalist (1), Genetics (1), Heredity (1), Current Opinion in Plant
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(1), The American Naturalist (1), Heredity (1), Current Opinion in Plant
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Biology (1), International Journal of Ecology (1), PLoS Biology (1), PLoS Genetics (1),
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Biology (1), International Journal of Ecology (1), Journal of Evolutionary Biology (1), Functional Plant Biology (1), PLoS Biology (1), PLoS Genetics (1), PLoS One (1), Proceedings of the Royal Society B (1), and Trends in Ecology and Evolution (1)
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PLoS One (1), Proceedings of the Royal Society B (1), and Trends in Ecology and
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Evolution (1)
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'''Society Membership'''
'''Society Membership'''
The Linnean Society of London
The Linnean Society of London
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Society for the Study of Evolution
Society for the Study of Evolution
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Botanical Society of America
Botanical Society of America
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American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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American Society of Agronomy
American Society of Agronomy
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Crop Science Society of America
Crop Science Society of America
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Soil Science Society of America
Soil Science Society of America
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'''International Experience'''
'''International Experience'''
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Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Guatemala, Greece, India, Italy,
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Guatemala, Greece, India, Italy,
Mexico, Laos, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Peru, Venezuela
Mexico, Laos, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Peru, Venezuela
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'''References'''
'''References'''
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Dr. Thomas Juenger Dr. John Willis
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Postdoctoral Advisor Ph.D. Thesis Advisor
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Dr. Thomas Juenger  
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Section of Integrative Biology Department of Biology
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The University of Texas at Austin Duke University
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Postdoctoral Advisor
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1 University Station C0930 Box 90338
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Austin, TX 78712 Durham, NC 27708
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Section of Integrative Biology  
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E-mail: tjuenger@austin.utexas.edu E-mail: jwillis@duke.edu
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The University of Texas at Austin
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Dr. Mohamed Noor Dr. Christine Hawkes
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Department of Biology Section of Integrative Biology
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1 University Station C0930
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Duke University The University of Texas at Austin
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Box 90338 1 University Station C0930
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Austin, TX 78712
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Durham, NC 27708 Austin, TX 78712
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Phone: 919-613-8193 Phone: 512-471-6049
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Phone: 512-232-5751
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E-mail: noor@duke.edu E-mail: chawkes@mail.utexas.edu
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Dr. Mark Rausher Dr. Mark Kirkpatrick
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E-mail: tjuenger@austin.utexas.edu
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Department of Biology Section of Integrative Biology
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Duke University The University of Texas at Austin
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Box 90338 1 University Station C0930
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Dr. John Willis
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Durham, NC 27708 Austin, TX 78712
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Phone: 919-684-2295 Phone: 512-471-5996
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Ph.D. Thesis Advisor
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E-mail: mrausher@duke.edu E-mail: kirkp@mail.utexas.edu
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Department of Biology
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Duke University
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Box 90338
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Durham, NC 27708
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Phone: 919-660-7340
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E-mail: jwillis@duke.edu
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Dr. Mohamed Noor  
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Department of Biology
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Duke University
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Box 90338
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Durham, NC 27708
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Phone: 919-613-8193
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E-mail: noor@duke.edu
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Dr. Christine Hawkes
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Section of Integrative Biology
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The University of Texas at Austin
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1 University Station C0930
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Austin, TX 78712
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Phone: 512-471-6049
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E-mail: chawkes@mail.utexas.edu
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Dr. Mark Rausher  
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Department of Biology
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Box 90338
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Duke University
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Durham, NC 27708
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Phone: 919-684-2295
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E-mail: mrausher@duke.edu
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Dr. Mark Kirkpatrick
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Section of Integrative Biology
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The University of Texas at Austin
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1 University Station C0930
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Phone: 512-471-5996
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E-mail: kirkp@mail.utexas.edu

Current revision

David Bryant Lowry

Section of Integrative Biology

1 University Station C0930

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX 78712

E-mail: davidbryantlowry@gmail.com

Phone: 908-723-3534

Website: http://openwetware.org/wiki/User:Lowry

Twitter: @DavidBLowry


Education

2004 - 2010 Ph.D. Duke University.

Program in Genetics and Genomics

Advisor: John Willis


1997 - 2001 B.S. University of California, Berkeley.

Genetics and Plant Biology

High Honors - College of Natural Resources


Publications

Peer reviewed papers:

Lowry D. B., K. D. Behrman, P. Grabowski, G. P. Morris, J. R. Kiniry, T. E. Juenger. Local and climatic adaptations across the Panicum virgatum species complex. In review

Sexton J. P., M. B. Hufford, A. Bateman, D. B. Lowry, H. Meimberg, S. Y. Strauss, K. J. Rice. Mechanisms generating species range limits: Inference from patterns of gene flow and abundance across a species' range. In review

Lowry, D. B., C. T. Purmal, T. E. Juenger. A population genetic transect of Panicum hallii (Poaceae). American Journal of Botany In revision

Wright, K. M., D. Lloyd, D. B. Lowry, M. R. Macnair, J. H. Willis. Indirect evolution of hybrid lethality due to linkage with selected locus in Mimulus guttatus. provisionally accepted

Lowry, D. B. (2012) Ecotypes and the controversy over stages in the formation of new species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 106: 241-257.

Lowry, D. B., C. S. Sheng, Z. Zhu, T. E. Juenger, B. Lahner, D. E. Salt, J. H. Willis. (2012) Mapping of ionomic traits in Mimulus guttatus reveals Mo and Cd QTLs that colocalize with MOT1 homologues. PLoS One 7: e30730.

Lowry D. B., C. S. Sheng, J. R. Lasky, J. H. Willis. (2012) Five anthocyanin polymorphisms are associated with a R2R3-MYB cluster in Mimulus guttatus. American Journal of Botany 99:82-91.

Lowry, D. B., C. T. Purmal, E. Meyer, T. E. Juenger. (2012) Microsatellite markers for the native Texas perennial grass, Panicum hallii (Poaceae). American Journal of Botany Primer Notes & Protocols 99: e114-e116.

Lowry, D. B., J. H. Willis. (2010) A widespread chromosomal inversion polymorphism contributes to a major life-history transition, local adaptation, and reproductive isolation. PLoS Biology 8: e1000500. (Faculty of 1000, Nature Genetics Research Highlight, ScienceNews Feature)

Lowry, D. B. (2010) Landscape evolutionary genomics. Biology Letters 6: 502-504.

Hall M. C., D. B. Lowry, J. H. Willis. (2010) Is local adaptation in Mimulus guttatus caused by trade-offs at individual loci? Molecular Ecology. 19: 2739-2753

Wu, C. A., D. B. Lowry, L. I. Nutter, J. H. Willis. (2010) Natural variation for drought response in the Mimulus guttatus species complex. Oecologia 162: 23-33.

Lowry, D. B., M. C. Hall, D. E. Salt, J. H. Willis. (2009) Genetic and physiological basis of adaptive salt tolerance divergence between coastal and inland Mimulus guttatus. New Phytologist 183: 776-788. (Special issue on plant adaptation)

Lowry, D. B., J. L. Modliszewski, K. M. Wright, C. A. Wu, J. H. Willis. (2008). The strength and genetic basis of reproductive isolating barriers in flowering plants. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363: 3009-3021. (Cover photo)

Lowry, D. B., R. C. Rockwood, J. H. Willis. (2008). Ecological reproductive isolation of coast and inland races of Mimulus guttatus. Evolution 62: 2196-2214. (Cover photo)

Wu, C. A., D. B. Lowry, A. M. Cooley, K. M. Wright, Y. W. Lee, and J. H. Willis. (2008). Mimulus is an emerging model system for the integration of ecological and genomic studies. Heredity 100: 220-230.


Book chapters and commentaries: Lowry D. B. and R. Hopkins. (2013) “Speciation and Natural Selection.” In The Princeton Guide to Evolution, edited by Jonathan Losos. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. In press

Lowry D. B. (2012) Local adaptation in the model plant. New Phytologist. 194: 888- 890.


Editorials and Guest Blog Posts

2011 By the numbers: Is basic research worth it? (with Sheril R. Kirshenbaum) The Austin American-Statesman. September 1, 2011.

2010 Book Review: Higher Education? How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids—and What We Can Do About It. The Intersection. Discover Magazine Blogs. Post was excerpted for The Austin American- Statesman Insight & Books section on September 5, 2010.

2010 Unscientific California: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Serpentine and Biodiversity. The Intersection. Discover Magazine Blogs. Post was part of a campaign by a coalition of scientists that successfully defeated a bill (SB624) aimed at removing serpentine as the state rock of California.


Honors and Awards

2010 W. D. Hamilton Outstanding Presentation Award (Honorable Mention) International Evolution Society Conference. Portland, OR

2007 Best student talk, Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics

2006 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship (Honorable Mention)

2001 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, UC Berkeley


Grants and Fellowships

2013 Joint Genome Institute (DOE) Community Sequencing Program. “Resequencing diverse collections and mapping resources for Panicum hallii.” PI: Thomas Juenger. David Lowry listed as a Co-PI.

2011-2013 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture AFRI Postdoctoral Fellowship. $130,000

2010 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Bioinformatics Course Scholarship. $1000

2007-2010 NSF Environmental Genomics Grant (EF-0723814): “Ecological genomics of drought adaptation in Mimulus.” Conceived and conducted research that formed the proposal, and co-wrote grant. PhD advisor John Willis listed as PI. $866,802

2007-2009 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DEB-0710094). $11,943

2005 Duke University International Travel Grant. $2500

2004-2006 NIH Graduate Student Fellowship in Genetics at Duke University

2000 Howard Hughes Undergraduate Fellowship. $4000

2000 Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid. $900

1999 NSF Research experience for undergraduates


Presentations

Invited talks:

2012 California State University, Monterey Bay. Division of Science and Environmental Policy. Seaside, CA.

2012 “Natural Selection in the Wild: From Genotype to Phenotype” American Society of Naturalists Vice-Presidential Symposium. International Evolution Society Conference. Ottawa, Canada.

2012 University of California, Davis. Department of Viticulture and Enology. Davis, CA.

2011 Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics Gordon Research Conference. University of New England, Biddeford, ME

2011 University of Toronto. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2011 University of Arizona. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Tucson, AZ

2011 California State University, Chico. Biology weekly seminar. Chico, CA

2009 “The Origin of Species 150 years after Darwin” symposium, Japanese Society for Evolutionary Studies. Sapporo, Japan

2009 University of Virginia EEBio Seminar. Charlottesville, VA

2009 University of California, Berkeley Ecolunch Seminar. Berkeley, CA

2009 University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA

2007 Ecological Genomics Symposium. Kansas City, MO


Contributed talks and posters:

2012 USDA NIFA Fellows Meeting. Washington, D.C.

2012 Plant and Animal Genomes Conference. San Diego, CA

2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX

2010 International Evolution Society Conference. Portland, OR

2010 Plant and Animal Genomes Conference. San Diego, CA

2009 Ecological & Evolutionary Functional Genomics. Gordon Conference. Tilton, NH

2008 International Evolution Society Conference. Minneapolis, MN

2007 Joint Conference of Botany and Plant Biology. Chicago, IL

2007 Mimulus community meeting. Durham, NC

2007 Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics Retreat. Nags Head, NC

2006 Genetics of Speciation Conference. Vancouver, BC, Canada

2006 International Evolution Society Conference. Stony Brook, NY


Professional Experience

2010-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow. Landscape evolutionary genomics in switchgrass. University of Texas at Austin PI:Thomas Juenger

2004-2010 Graduate Student. Adaptation and speciation in monkeyflower. Duke University PI:John Willis

2004 Field Assistant. Predator exclusion effects on food web ecology. University of Montana, Missoula PI:John Maron

2004 Field Assistant. Tropical fish and stream ecosystem ecology in Venezuela. Cornell University PI:Alex Flecker

2003 Postgraduate Researcher. Invasive salt marsh plant population genetics. University of California, Davis PI:Donald Strong

2002-2003 Field Assistant. Landscape ecology and pollinator service of native bees. Princeton/UC Davis PI:Claire Kremen/Neal Williams

2002 Postgraduate Researcher. Plant nitrogen fixation and herbivore ecology. University of California, Davis PI:Chris van Kessel/Thomas Juenger

1998-2001 Laboratory and Field Assistant. Plant evolutionary ecology. UC Berkeley/Bodega Marine Reserve PI: Ellen Simms/John Maron


Teaching and Mentoring Experience


Undergraduate Teaching:

2011-2012 Biology of Biofuels (Genetics Section) University of Texas at Austin

Teaching Assistantships:

2007 AIDS and Emerging Diseases in Africa Duke University Instructor: Sherryl Broverman

2006, 2008 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Duke University Instructor: Kathleen Smith

1999-2000 Biology 1B Field Ecology Section UC Berkeley Instructor: Mike Moser


Invited Guest Lectures/Discussion:

2011 Evolutionary Genetics University of Colorado, Boulder Instructor: Patrik Nosil

2010 Graduate Ecology and Evolution North Carolina State University Instructor: Marc Johnson

2007 Education Outreach Presentations Northwest High School, Lenexa, KS


Mentoring Programs:

2009 Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer undergraduate mentorship

2008 Howard Hughes Medical Institute summer precollege mentorship

2007 Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) for minority undergraduates


Students Mentored:

2012 Jacob Heiling, The University of Texas at Austin

2011 Tiffany Liu, The University of Texas at Austin

2011 Ashley Asmus, The University of Texas at Austin

2011 Daniel Dillon, The University of Texas at Austin

2010-2011 Colin Purmal, The University of Texas at Austin

2009-2010 Por Tangwancharoen, Duke University

2008-2009 Zhirui Zhu, Duke University

2007-2010 Calvin Sheng, Duke University

2007-2009 Laura Nutter, Duke University

2008 Nettie McMiller, Jordan High School, Durham, NC

2007 Mike Yan, Duke University

2007 Porsha Andrews, Winston Salem University


Service and Outreach

2012 Proposal Reviewer: NSF DEB

2011 Proposal Reviewer: Texas Natural Science Center's "Evolution in Action" museum exhibit (NSF-BEACON)

2010-2012 Web Host: Texas Switchgrass Collaborative Wiki page

2010 Symposia Co-Organizer: “The Population Genetics of Development” European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology Conference

2010 Guest Blogger: Discover Magazine: The Intersection

2008 Collaborator: Building Opportunities and Overtures in Science and Technology, a program for introducing middle school students to science in Durham, NC

2007-2008 Czar: Duke Population Biology Seminar Series

2006-2010 Web Host: Mimulus Community Wiki page

2005-2009 Education Collaborator: Provided plant material for Bio. 26 at Duke

2005-2009 Organizer: Mimulus seed collection center

2005-2006 Chairperson: Duke Biology Department Steering Committee

2005-2006 Organizer: Duke Graduate Student Symposium

2004-2005 Representative: Duke Graduate and Professional Student Council


Reviewer

Evolution (11), Molecular Ecology (9), New Phytologist (8), Genetics (2), American Journal of Botany (1), The American Naturalist (1), Heredity (1), Current Opinion in Plant Biology (1), International Journal of Ecology (1), Journal of Evolutionary Biology (1), Functional Plant Biology (1), PLoS Biology (1), PLoS Genetics (1), PLoS One (1), Proceedings of the Royal Society B (1), and Trends in Ecology and Evolution (1)


Society Membership

The Linnean Society of London

Society for the Study of Evolution

Botanical Society of America

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Society of Agronomy

Crop Science Society of America

Soil Science Society of America


International Experience

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, Guatemala, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, Laos, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Peru, Venezuela


References

Dr. Thomas Juenger

Postdoctoral Advisor

Section of Integrative Biology

The University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station C0930

Austin, TX 78712

Phone: 512-232-5751

E-mail: tjuenger@austin.utexas.edu


Dr. John Willis

Ph.D. Thesis Advisor

Department of Biology

Duke University

Box 90338

Durham, NC 27708

Phone: 919-660-7340

E-mail: jwillis@duke.edu


Dr. Mohamed Noor

Department of Biology

Duke University

Box 90338

Durham, NC 27708

Phone: 919-613-8193

E-mail: noor@duke.edu


Dr. Christine Hawkes

Section of Integrative Biology

The University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station C0930

Austin, TX 78712

Phone: 512-471-6049

E-mail: chawkes@mail.utexas.edu


Dr. Mark Rausher

Department of Biology

Box 90338

Duke University

Durham, NC 27708

Phone: 919-684-2295

E-mail: mrausher@duke.edu


Dr. Mark Kirkpatrick

Section of Integrative Biology

The University of Texas at Austin

1 University Station C0930

Phone: 512-471-5996

E-mail: kirkp@mail.utexas.edu

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